BackForward Satellite: TEMPO 

Satellite details
Acronym TEMPO
Full name Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution
Satellite Description
  • Actually not a specific satellite.  It will be a commercial satellite to host the TEMPO instrument.
  • Main mission: atmospheric chemistry.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 100° W


Space agency NASA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Geostationary position actually TBD.
Launch ≥2023 EOL ≥2025
Last update: 2021-06-14
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on TEMPO

Acronym Full name
TEMPO Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution
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